Feb 25, 2013 6:00pm PST
saw someone like andrew jackson or harry truman campaigning against congress well and good. but it's only in recent years that you've had this almost nuclear game of chicken that we're seeing now. and we also saw in 1995 with bill clinton and newt gingrich. and i think one dangerous thing about right now is that on both sides, people tend to be a little bit sanguine in remembering 1995. through a political lens, there may even be some democrats who say it turned out to be good for the democrats because clinton was able to position himself as a moderate, keeping the barbarians from the gate. and on the republican side they can say yes, we took some heat for being confrontational, but didn't we win both houses of congress in 1996? so i think that memory is a very dangerous thing. and it certainly isn't a break on this rush to the edge of destruction that we're seeing right now. >> because the fights are over fiscal issues and economic issues broadly speaking, i have to ask about how much of a threat to the country we are seeing and how much actual damage we are seeing inflicted. i me
Feb 8, 2013 6:00am PST
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Feb 14, 2013 9:00am PST
to replace jesse jackson jr. in the special election that's coming up. the bloomberg superpact has been aggressively spending money, more than a million dollars. all very targeted anti-nra message against her and her a rating from the nra, and so this is going to be i think seen whether it is or isn't going to be described as the test of whatever the conversation has changed, and so we will see whether his conversation changes with it. >> we shall see, indeed. we have to leave it there. thank you to curt, joy, maggie, and steve. that is all for now. see you back here tomorrow at noon eastern, 9:00 a.m. pacific, when i'm joined by chris hayes, bloomberg business week's josh green and they always buzzy ben smith. gp top facebook.com/now with alex. andrea mitchell reports is coming up next. [ bells jingle ] [ cash register dings ] [ male announcer ] wow. a brave choice. okay, focus. think courage. think shaun white. think how perfect they'll be for outdoor crafts. mr. white. [ male announcer ] they're good for circulation. plus, they're totally practical. yeah, freedom. scan me. stride on,
Feb 7, 2013 6:00am PST
. (vo) from the underworld, to the world of privilege. >> everyone in michael jackson's life was out to use him. (vo) no one brings you more documentaries that are real, gripping, current. ♪ >> you know sometimes stuff just happens and there is nothing you can do about it. for example -- >> announcer: stephanie miller. . >> -- hasn't talked to me since the 11th grade because no matter how much you apologize you can't go back and unhump someone's boyfriend. >> stephanie: i found the story that bill o'reilly was talking about, disrespect in society. a miami woman was [ inaudible ] on contempt charges after flipping off a judge. >> yes. >> stephanie: and as a career criminal -- i was just in court, christmas eve for my dog off of a leash ticket. and i understand the impulse. >> did you see the video of the girl -- the look on her face when the judge said okay 30 days in jail. the look on her face was priceless. it looked like a slow loris eating a rice ball. >> stephanie: i told you i sat there for an hour watching for other cases -- and i went up to the bailiff and sa